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Cauliflower vs Ginger - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Cauliflower and Ginger

  • Cauliflower has more Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Folate, and Vitamin B5, while Ginger has more Copper, and Magnesium.
  • Cauliflower's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 48% higher.
  • Ginger contains 155 times less Vitamin K than Cauliflower. Cauliflower contains 15.5µg of Vitamin K, while Ginger contains 0.1µg.

The food types used in this comparison are Cauliflower, raw and Ginger root, raw.

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Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Calcium +37.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +29.4%
Contains more Iron +42.9%
Contains more Magnesium +186.7%
Contains more Potassium +38.8%
Contains less Sodium -56.7%
Contains more Zinc +25.9%
Contains more Copper +479.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 7% 16% 11% 19% 27% 4% 8% 14%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 23% 31% 15% 37% 2% 10% 76%
Contains more Calcium +37.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +29.4%
Contains more Iron +42.9%
Contains more Magnesium +186.7%
Contains more Potassium +38.8%
Contains less Sodium -56.7%
Contains more Zinc +25.9%
Contains more Copper +479.5%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Ginger
Contains more Vitamin C +864%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +76.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +228.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +15%
Contains more Folate +418.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +15400%
Contains more Vitamin E +225%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +47.9%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 2% 0% 161% 13% 14% 10% 41% 43% 43% 0% 39%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 6% 0% 17% 7% 8% 15% 13% 37% 9% 0% 1%
Contains more Vitamin C +864%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +76.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +228.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +15%
Contains more Folate +418.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +15400%
Contains more Vitamin E +225%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +47.9%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Cauliflower Ginger
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cauliflower Ginger Opinion
Net carbs 2.97g 15.77g Ginger
Protein 1.92g 1.82g Cauliflower
Fats 0.28g 0.75g Ginger
Carbs 4.97g 17.77g Ginger
Calories 25kcal 80kcal Ginger
Starch g g
Fructose 0.97g g Cauliflower
Sugar 1.91g 1.7g Ginger
Fiber 2g 2g
Calcium 22mg 16mg Cauliflower
Iron 0.42mg 0.6mg Ginger
Magnesium 15mg 43mg Ginger
Phosphorus 44mg 34mg Cauliflower
Potassium 299mg 415mg Ginger
Sodium 30mg 13mg Ginger
Zinc 0.27mg 0.34mg Ginger
Copper 0.039mg 0.226mg Ginger
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0.08mg 0.26mg Ginger
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 48.2mg 5mg Cauliflower
Vitamin B1 0.05mg 0.025mg Cauliflower
Vitamin B2 0.06mg 0.034mg Cauliflower
Vitamin B3 0.507mg 0.75mg Ginger
Vitamin B5 0.667mg 0.203mg Cauliflower
Vitamin B6 0.184mg 0.16mg Cauliflower
Folate 57µg 11µg Cauliflower
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 15.5µg 0.1µg Cauliflower
Tryptophan 0.02mg 0.012mg Cauliflower
Threonine 0.076mg 0.036mg Cauliflower
Isoleucine 0.071mg 0.051mg Cauliflower
Leucine 0.106mg 0.074mg Cauliflower
Lysine 0.217mg 0.057mg Cauliflower
Methionine 0.02mg 0.013mg Cauliflower
Phenylalanine 0.065mg 0.045mg Cauliflower
Valine 0.125mg 0.073mg Cauliflower
Histidine 0.056mg 0.03mg Cauliflower
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.13g 0.203g Cauliflower
Monounsaturated Fat 0.034g 0.154g Ginger
Polyunsaturated fat 0.031g 0.154g Ginger

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Cauliflower Ginger
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
30
Cauliflower
9
Ginger
Mineral Summary Score
13
Cauliflower
24
Ginger

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats, and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of food.
Protein
12%
Cauliflower
11%
Ginger
Carbohydrates
5%
Cauliflower
18%
Ginger
Fats
1%
Cauliflower
3%
Ginger

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Ginger
Ginger is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.21g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Ginger
Ginger contains less Sodium (difference - 17mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Ginger
Ginger is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cauliflower
Cauliflower is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.073g)
Which food is cheaper?
Cauliflower
Cauliflower is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cauliflower
Cauliflower is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Cauliflower - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169986/nutrients
  2. Ginger - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169231/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.